Wild is the Wind (2022): Release date, cast, synopsis, trailer & more

A small town experiences the brutal murder of a young Afrikaans girl and everything that follows: the police, faulty accusations, rallies and everything that connects the dots into the brackets of racism.

Release date

Wild is the Wind will premiere on October 28, 2022, only on Netflix.

Cast and creators

  • Mothusi Magano
  • Frank Rautenbach
  • Chris Chameleon
  • Mona Monyane
  • Deon Coetzee
  • Michelle Douglas

Written by Fabian Medea

Produced by Dan Jawitz, Joel Phiri, Fabian Medea


“A corrupted police officer is in charge of a top-priority murder case. The victim’s story and the case that follows bring about faulty accusations and arrests of a Black individual. The wrongful arrest alongside investigations in a racially divided town sums up the main plots of the movie.”

Other details

Mothusi Magano, one of the lead cast members, is a South African actor well known for his work in the popular series’ Tsotsi, Scandal! and Intersexions.


Two police officers strangled in a racial society are set to find answers to a terror environment. Their encounter with different people and places in the corrupted town in order to investigate the murder of the young Afrikaans girl sets the tone for their journey.

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